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Gainesville residents make downtown dreams known at event

Gainesville officials and residents whipped out their markers and scissors Thursday night to give the city a whole new look.

August 12, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Gainesville City Council considers new redistricting map

After weeks of discussion and community meetings on a redistricting map that would dramatically alter the city's wards, the Gainesville City Council received a second proposed redistricting map at Thursday's work session.

August 12, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Gainesville man named Rotary Club district governor

As a 30-something businessman in 1974, Bill St. Clair joined the Rotary Club for job networking.

August 11, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Gainesville grandma wins $2 million in lottery

What would you do if you won the lottery?

August 11, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Jailer arrested after incident at credit union

A Hall County jailer resigned following an incident at a local credit union Monday that ended in his arrest on disorderly conduct charges.

August 11, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Missing 6-year-old located at Harrison Square Apartments

Authorities have located a missing 6-year-old after he disappeared for over an hour.

August 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville man injured in wreck that killed Ala. woman

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Montgomery police say a 28-year-old woman is dead and two people, including a Gainesville man, are injured after a fatal multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 85 that snarled rush-hour traffic for hours.

August 11, 2011 | The Associated Press | Local


Hall can hire more teachers thanks to enrollment increase

An additional 109 students enrolled in Hall County schools this year means the school board can use some of its Title I funding to hire additional faculty.

August 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Emergency workers get school bus safety training

School bus safety may not be the first thing parents think about when sending their children off to school, but it's an important issue to Hall County law enforcement agencies.

August 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Operation shaving cream more than halfway toward goal

Operation Shaving Cream is charging ahead, more than halfway toward its goal of 10,200 cans of the potentially life-saving product being shipped to a waiting U.S. Marine company in Afghanistan.

August 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Legislature reconvenes Monday on transportation tax, political boundaries

The legislature will reconvene Monday to begin redrawing the state's political boundaries and discuss a statewide referendum for a tax that would fund transportation projects across the state.

August 10, 2011 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Flowery Branch man faces child porn charges

A Flowery Branch man was charged Friday with 368 counts of child pornography along with manufacturing marijuana and felony possession of marijuana.

August 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


YMCA withdraws Hall County parks proposal

The YMCA has withdrawn a proposal to help run the Hall County Parks and Leisure Services Department.

August 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Area housing construction is on the rise

The nation's economic recovery has been soft, to say the least, and another recession may be around the bend.

August 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Power company’s tree cutting raises concern

Until last week, five trees stood between Jerry Morrison's home and Bryant Quarter Road.

August 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


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Name downtown project, win $500 gift card

A power couple in the real estate business is promoting a contest to name a mixed-use project on the fourth side of the square that ...

May 24, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Flowery Branch residents voice school redistricting concerns

South Hall residents voiced concerns and offered solutions - including postponement - to a proposed school redistricting plan during a public hearing Tuesday night at Johnson High ...

May 24, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Gainesville Main Street manager moves to Convention and Visitors Bureau

The woman credited with cultivating downtown Gainesville as a destination venue through concerts, events and activities is taking on a new tourism role for the ...

May 23, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


State superintendent says students should be ‘life ready’

Getting students "life ready" should be a high priority for public schools, and new opportunities for students and teachers are paving that path, according to ...

May 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Share your thoughts on state educational policies at Wednesday meeting

Kevin Boyd, a member of the Georgia State Board of Education, will host a public hearing Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. at North High School.

May 23, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Detroit-area company now owns Lakeshore Mall

Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville is now owned by a Michigan company, but little else is known at this point about the longtime commercial site's ...

May 23, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Community greets new Mundy Mill elementary school

Jenifer Campos was all smiles as she watched her son, Joshua, and twin daughters, Daniella and Isabella, holding the ribbon with other children for the ...

May 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Officials: 8-year-old set fire in school bathroom

Officials said an 8-year-old student brought a lighter from home and set a paper towel holder on fire Tuesday morning in a bathroom at Mount ...

May 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall County, cities could lose state funding without service delivery agreement by June 30

Hall County and its municipalities are in danger of losing out on state grants and permits issued by the state if they don't reach ...

May 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Georgia Power installing thousands of LED streetlights in Hall

Neighborhood nights are about to be brighter and whiter around Hall County as Georgia Power's lighting upgrade makes its way into residential areas.

May 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Lula revenues to eclipse $1 million mark

Lula officials took a first look Monday at a balanced fiscal 2018 general fund budget that showed revenues eclipsing the $1 million mark for the ...

May 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Tentative Hall school budget includes employee raises, lower tax rate

Hall County Schools' tentative budget for 2017-18 includes a lower tax rate and pay raises for all of the approximately 3,400 employees, while shaving ...

May 22, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Gainesville motorcyclist killed in wreck remembered as ‘free spirit’

Before she was a teenager, Anita Strickland was learning to ride motorcycles, a passion she would later enjoy with her children.

May 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Former East Hall teacher, administrator named principal of new Hall high school

After four years as a principal in Habersham County, Wes McGee is headed back to the district where he spent 19 years as a teacher ...

May 22, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


14-year-old charged with aggravated child molestation

A 14-year-old Hall County boy has been charged with aggravated child molestation.

May 22, 2017 | | Local


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